Our Team

Board of Directors

Todd Workman
Todd Workman | Executive Director
Local Catalyst / Entrepreneur Business Administration & Economics, Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics, University of New Hampshire

Sam Durfee
Samuel Durfee | President
­Assistant Planner, Central New Hampshire Regional Planning Commision / Environmental Science, Plymouth State University

Harvey Pine
Dr. Harvey Pine | Vice President
­Professor Environmental Studies, Colby¬Sawyer College / Ph.D, M.S. Aquatic Science, Auburn University / Bachelor of Science, Muhlenberg College

Tim Morill
Timothy Morill | Secretary
­5th generation resident of Franklin / Small business owner “Morrill’s Landscaping” / Permaculture Design Certification ¬ D’Acres, Rumney NH 2015

Mike Mullavey
Mike Mullavey | Treasurer
Retired Executive, International Finance / 5th generation resident of Franklin

Ellen Hurst
Ellen Hurst | Board Member at Large
Accounting, Beck & Bellucci, Inc / Former Guidance Secretary, SAU 18 Franklin, NH / BS Office Management, Plymouth State University / Accounting, Lakes Region Community College

Advisory Council

Jeff Sercel | Serial Entrepreneur
Work includes laser fusion systems energy engineering and laser processing of solar panels and LEDs/ founded and sold two multinational laser companies / BS Eng Physics University of Arizona, AS Mechanical Engineering Thames Valley State Tech.

Jen White
Jennifer White | Director of Sustainability & Asst. Professor of Environmental Studies, Colby-Sawyer College
Liaison to PermaCityLife / MA Somatic Psychology, Naropa University / BA Physics, Colorado College / AAS, Liberal Arts, Colby Sawyer College

James Aberg | Executive Director, Franklin Business Industrial Development Center (Economic Arm of City of Franklin)
Trustee, Lakes Regional General Hospital / MBA, Financial Investments, Boston University / Economics, St. Lawrence University, NY


Steve Allenby
Steven Allenby | President at Allenby Associates, LLC
Former Executive VP, Catalyst Financial Group / Senior VP, Central Vermont Public Service / Vermont School of Law

tony guinta
Tony Guinta | Senior Client Manager, Senior Energy Advisor, Nobis Engineering
City Council Member, City of Franklin, NH / Former Mayor, City of Franklin, NH / MS Geophysics & BS Physics, Boston College

sarah williams
Dr. Sarah Williams | CCH, Certified Clinical Homeopath
Doctor of Chiropractic, University of Western States, Portland, Oregon / Master’s Degree in Human Nutrition, University of Bridgeport, CT

Sophie Viandier | Owner, Pay it Forward Farm
NH Board of Selectmen / NH Rising Star / Integrative EcoSocial Design, Gai University International

Joe Kildune
Joseph Kildune | Art Director
Sculptor / Independent artist. Montserrat College of Art


Pete Pirnie
Peter R. Pirnie | CRNA, Nurse Anesthesiology, Franklin Regional Hospital
University of New York, Buffalo School of Medicine.

Jeff D
Jeffrey A. Dickinson | International Finance & Energy Consultant / Indochina Capital Corporation, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
International Finance Corporation ¬ Sustainable Energy Finance Project, Jakarta, Indonesia / ECO¬Asia (USAID ¬ Clean Energy & Climate Program), Bangkok, Thailand / Alternative Energy, University of New Hampshire, Technology Management ¬ University of Maryland



Jenisha Shrestha | Community Development Assistant, PermaCityLife
B.S. in Environmental Studies from Colby-Sawyer College/ Former Sustainability Fellow & Liasion to Colby-Sawyer College